Aaron Lee Fileger, 38, of 103 East St., Warren, Pa., died Wednesday afternoon, March 13, 2013, at his residence, after a very courageous battle with colon cancer.
He was born June 1, 1974, in Warren, Pa. He attended Warren Area High School and Jamestown Community College.
Aaron formerly worked as a cook at Peppermill Restaurant and Applebee's and had most recently worked at Superior Tire before becoming ill.
Aaron loved riding his Harley and was a member of the War Dogs Motorcycle Club. He also loved the Grateful Dead and his dog, Bear.
He is survived by his wife, Valerie Schreiner Fileger, whom he married Aug. 11, 2012; his daughter, Hannah of Jeanette, Pa.; his mother, Mona Darr Fileger of Warren, Pa.; stepdaughters: Amber Anderson and Colleen Heffner and stepson, Scott Heffner, all of Jamestown, N.Y.; his twin brother, Aaric Fileger (Lisa) of Clarendon, Pa., and his brother, Arthur Fileger Jr. (Darlene) of Tampa, Fla.; five sisters: Tammy Peters (Ken) and Teresa Albaugh (Rich) of Warren, Pa., Jeanette Wagner of Clarendon, Pa., Deborah Campbell (Steve) of Tiona and Roberta Garcia (Tom) of Tampa, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Fileger Sr.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., 304 East St., Warren, Pa., on Saturday, March 16, 2013, from 1-3 p.m. A celebration of Aaron's life will be conducted at 4 p.m. at the Warren State Hospital Interfaith Chapel with Pastor Angus Watkins, Pastor of the Unitarian Church of Jamestown, N.Y., officiating.
It was Aaron's desire that a fund be set up in his memory for his daughter, Hannah, donations are being accepted at the funeral home for this cause. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.